Using LiDAR Technology to Detect Small Space Debris in LEO

Source: World Maps Online
Source: Gifer
Crack from the paint chip, cm in length. Source: The Verge
Visual of LiDAR being used by autonomous vehicles. Source: Forbes
The relation that determines the detection surface. Source: Astrophysics Data System

Velocity of small space debris

Position of small space debris

Source: Invento Robotics

The distance of the object = (speed of light x time of flight)/2

Profile of our Detection System

Source: SciJinks
Source: UCF Today

A New York City high school freshman passionate about redefining space exploration.

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